Kate Bezanson, PhD

Faculty of Social Sciences & Department of Sociology, Brock University

Associate Dean and Associate Professor

1812 Sir Isaac Brock Way

St. Catharines, Ontario L2S 3A1

Canada

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

5

DOWNLOADS

158

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“  Kate Bezanson is Associate Professor of Sociology and Associate Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences at Brock University. Specializing and advising in political economy, gender, and social/family/labour market policy, she is completing a collaborative Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) funded project on Canadian social policy and care theory. She recently completed an LLM in Constitutional Law. Dr. Bezanson also serves as a University Senator, and is on the editorial boards of the Canadian Review of Social Policy and the Canadian Review of Sociology. Her current policy related research involves assessments of gender, gender budgeting, parental and other leaves, and child care. Her legal research interests revolve around public law, federalism, policy and Charter equality issues.  ”

Scholarly Papers (5)

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Constitutional or Political Crisis? Prosecutorial Independence, the Public Interest, and Gender in the SNC-Lavalin Affair

Bezanson, K. (2019) Constitutional or Political Crisis? Prosecutorial Independence, the Public Interest, and Gender in the SNC-Lavalin Affair. UBC Law Review 52:3, pp 761-815.
Number of pages: 55 Posted: 20 Aug 2019 Last Revised: 20 Oct 2019
Kate Bezanson, PhD
Faculty of Social Sciences & Department of Sociology, Brock University
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Constitutional law, prosecutorial independence, Attorney General, Shawcross doctrine, SNC-Lavalin, Canada, Trudeau, Wilson-Raybould

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Reconciling Rights in Tension: Freedom of Religion and Equality in Trinity Western University

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 22 Mar 2018
Kate Bezanson, PhD
Faculty of Social Sciences & Department of Sociology, Brock University
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constitutional law, charter of rights and freedoms Canada, Section 15, Equality, Freedom of Religion, Trinity Western University

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Caring Society v Canada: Neoliberalism, Social Reproduction, and Indigenous Child Welfare

Bezanson, Kate (2018) Caring Society v Canada: Neoliberalism, Social Reproduction, and Indigenous Child Welfare. Journal of Law and Social Policy. Volume 28:1. pp. 152-173
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 02 Apr 2018 Last Revised: 19 Apr 2018
Kate Bezanson, PhD
Faculty of Social Sciences & Department of Sociology, Brock University
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constitutional law, social reproduction, neoliberalism, social policy, human rights law, Indigenous peoples

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Feminism, Federalism and Families: Canada’s Mixed Social Policy Architecture

Journal of Law & Equality, Vol. 14, No. 1, 2018
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 10 Nov 2018
Kate Bezanson, PhD
Faculty of Social Sciences & Department of Sociology, Brock University
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Gender, Federalism, Canada, Family Policy, Social Reproduction, Law, Parental Leave, Childcare, Budget 2018, Gender Based Analysis

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Charter Rights or Charter ‘Lite’? Making Sense of Charter Values

Number of pages: 16 Posted: 06 Dec 2018
Kate Bezanson, PhD
Faculty of Social Sciences & Department of Sociology, Brock University
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Charter, Charter Values, Administrative Law, Constitutional Law, Standard of Review, Equality